Mumford & Sons’ Babel spends a third straight week at number one on the Billboard 200, for the chart dated October 27, 2012. The album sold 96,000 copies, which is a 43% decrease in sales from last week.
MGK’s Lace Up debuts at number four, selling 51,000 copies in its first week of release. Coheed and Cambria’s Afterman: Ascension debuts at number five, selling 49,000 copies in its first week of release.
All Time Low’s Don’t Panic debuts at number six, selling 48,000 copies in its first week of release. Barbra Streisand’s Release Me debuts at number seven, selling 44,000 copies in its first week of release.
Pink’s The Truth About Love falls four spots to number eight, selling 36,000 copies; this is a 30% decrease in sales. Ellie Goulding’s Halcyon debuts at number nine, selling 34,000 copies in its first week of release. Muse’s The 2nd Law falls eight spots to number ten, selling 31,000 copies (which is a 70% decline in sales from last week).
This week’s album sales (5.09 million units) are down 5% compared to last week, and down 3% compared to the same week last year.